Tau Suan (Sweet Mung Bean Soup)

Tau Suan (Sweet Mung Bean Soup)


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About this recipe: One of my favorite snacks. It just always hits the spot when I need something sweet and comforting.

Toi Bangkok (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon), Thailand

Serves: 4 

  • 150 g split mung beans, soaked for 30 minutes
  • 480 ml water
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca starch
  • 5 tablespoons sugar, or to taste
  • 200 ml coconut milk
  • 1 large pinch salt

Prep:35min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

  1. Steam the mung beans for about 20 minutes over high heat until soft and cooked through. Set aside.
  2. Bring 400 ml of the water to a soft simmer. Mix the remaining water with the tapioca starch to a slushy. Add to the simmering water. Stir well to avoid clumps. Simmer until water mixture thickens.
  3. Add the sugar and bring back to a simmer.
  4. Add the mung beans and carefully stir them in, taking care not to mash them up too much.
  5. In a different saucepan heat coconut milk until liquid. Add salt.
  6. To serve pour warm or hot mung bean soup into a bowl. Top with coconut milk.

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